On the Volga hydroelectric power station was put into operation the reconstructed hydraulic unit

The branch of JSC "RusHydro", "Volga HPP" after reconstruction commissioned hydroelectric number 8, which was replaced by a hydraulic turbine. The new turbine has improved performance and increased power is that in the long term will increase the installed capacity of the plant.

  • Volga Hydroelectric Power Station - the computer room
  • Volga Hydroelectric Power Station — the computer room

Design, manufacture, testing, supply, construction and installation work, as well as installation supervision and commissioning of turbine number 8 under contract fulfilled "Power Machines". This is the second of four turbines, which was reconstructed under the terms of a long-term contract between the "RusHydro" and "Power Machines". Until the end of this year, is scheduled to introduce another new turbine. This will be the 11th in a row turbine, which replaced the "Power Machines".

Redesign of the hydraulic started in June 2011. Hardware upgrade was performed in accordance with the comprehensive modernization program, "RusHydro" (PCM). PKM is aimed at the complete replacement of equipment with modern, meets the latest achievements of science and technology. The term of the program is designed to 2025. By this time, will replace all 22 turbines.

Reconstruction and modernization of equipment will greatly improve the reliability and performance, as well as to increase the installed capacity of the Volga hydroelectric power station on the value of the project (2541 MW) at 198.5 MW. As a result, by 2021, the installed capacity of the plant will reach 2,739.5 MW.

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